|FINLAYSON'S PERSONAL FILE|
Full Name: William Jake Finlayson
Born: Feb. 20, 1983
Coach at McNairy Central High School: Tommy Bowder
TENNESSEE TRIVIA - Younger brother of former Vols tight end John Finlayson ... Missed 2004 spring drills with bout of mononucleosis.
CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 17/1
2004 - Games/Starts: 0/0 ... Missed entire 2004 season because of back injury.
2003 - Games/Starts: 12/1 ... Saw action in 12 games and proved to be reliable blocker ... Made first career start vs. Marshall.
2002 - Games/Starts: 5/0 ... Saw action in five games during year, including three of last four regular season tilts.
2001 - Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played wingback, tight end and wide receiver offensively, defensive end and linebacker defensively ... Had 30 catches for 383 yards as senior, 25 catches for 325 yards as junior ... Had 60 tackles as senior, 40 tackles as junior ... All-Region tight end and honorable mention All-State ... As senior, was part of 11-2 team that advanced to third round of state playoffs ... Averaged 15.7 points and 8.7 rebounds per game in basketball as senior.